Timeline of Ancient Greek history
3000 BCE First Settlers: Hunter-gathers begin to settle in what is Greece. A bronze age culture and civilization begins onRead more.
The Darkest Depths of Human Nature: Three Examples From the Peloponnesian War
Thucydides, the ancient Greek historian and general, is most famous for his narrative of the Peloponnesian War (431–404 BC). TheRead more.
The Eternal City
Written by Brendan Heard, Author of the Decline and Fall of Western Art The Ptolemaic Dynasty of Egypt is aRead more.
A Toast To The Ancients
By Van Bryan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Wining and dining — and philosophizing — is the way the Ancients celebratedRead more.
Aristophanes’ The Frogs: A Way to Stop a War?
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The Frogs, an ‘old’ comedy play by Aristophanes, was performed in 405 BCERead more.
A Tale of Two Theaters: Greek and Roman Theaters
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Greek and Roman theaters regularly rank among the most popular archaeological sites toRead more.
The Passion of Christ-ian Poetry
By Ben Potter, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom It is difficult to know definitively when the ‘Ancient World’ came to anRead more.
The Brutality of Citizen Wives
By Mary E. Naples, M.A. Thesmophoria, the feminine fertility festival, dedicated to the Goddess Demeter and her daughter Persephone, wasRead more.
Greece Versus Rome: Polybius Decides
By Ben Potter, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom It is the eternal question for all classics enthusiasts: brawn versus brains, powerRead more.
The Birth of the Biography
By Ben Potter, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom What springs to mind when we think about literature of the Ancient World?Read more.